James Cruze
Date of Birth
Mar 27, 1884
Birth Place:
Ogden, UT


Stagestruck from childhood, James Cruze was 16 when he began his acting training at the F. Cooke Caldwell dramatic school. He barnstormed with a medicine show, then organized his own San Francisco stock company in 1903. Three years later he was accepted into the lofty Belasco company in New York. In 1911, Cruze entered films as an actor; his most frequent co-star was serial queen Marguerite Snow,...